27 May '11, 7am

Former MP Tan Cheng Bock to run for President? | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Former MP Tan Cheng Bock to run for President? | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Dr Tan Cheng Bock has generated internet buzz through his blog and Facebook Page. (Photo courtesy of Dr Tan's Facebook … Former Member of Parliament Tan Cheng Bock has indicated that he might be running in the upcoming Presidential Election after quitting the People's Action Party earlier this month. The 71-year-old told The Straits Times : "Many people have been urging me to stand as president, and I am very honoured. But there are rules I have to follow. One rule is I must apply for the certificate of eligibility first." According to the constitution, potential candidates must meet stringent criteria and pass through a Presidential Elections Committee (PEC). In the 2005 election, three aspiring candidates, one of whom was former JTC group chief financial officer Andrew Kuan, failed to fulfill the criteria, allowing current President S R Nathan to be elected unopposed for...

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